Minecraft Pocket Edition got a pretty major update today that adds in two new features; controller support, and cross-platform multiplayer for up to five people.
Controller support is a big one, especially if you hate playing games like this with a touch screen. Now the app features a page in the settings where you can assign buttons to actions, so you can completely remap a controller however you see fit. Read more
Gameloft and Hasbro are partnering on a mobile game called TRIVIAL PURSUIT & Friends. The game will be for smartphones and tablets, and is aimed at providing trivia fun for all ages.
Humble Mobile Bundle 14 is here and with it brings six more DRM-free Android games. Like usual, it’s “pay whatever you feel like”, but will end September 21.
Acer is pushing all the limits at IFA 2015 this year. They already announced a new insane gaming tablet and now a gaming phone to go with it. Both the phone and tablet look awesome with a black and red color scheme.
Acer’s anticipated Predator 8 gaming tablet finally has an official release date and pricing, and it’s pretty reasonable for something that’s designed primarily to play games.
The Predator 8 sports an 8-inch 1080p display with an Intel Atom CPU and 2 GB of RAM, plus options for 32 or 64 GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot. The screen is touted as being incredibly precise with a 100% NTSC color gamut rating, too. Acer has included four front-facing speakers on the aluminum frame of the device, plus enhanced tactile feedback for gaming. Read more
Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes was announced by Electronic Arts at E3 2015 in June. Details surrounding the card-based role-playing game were kept to a minimum at that time, but now EA is ready to show how the game operates. The company released the very first trailer for Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes earlier today and it is packed with key characters and glasses from the beloved franchise. Players will be able to collect characters through cards and upgrade them with new abilities and gear as they advance. Gameplay, as expected, is also turn-based.
Hit the break to watch the trailer.
Millions of people love The Walking Dead. What started with a comic book series has spawned two television series, high-end video games, and much more. The wildly successful franchise is constantly seeing new releases in all types of media. And the newest game from The Walking Dead is made specifically for mobile devices with support from creator Robert Kirkman.
The Walking Dead: Road to Survival is a role-playing game that drops players right in the middle of the infamous zombie apocalypse. Rick, Michonne (who is getting a game of her own), and the Governor are among familiar faces appearing alongside players in Road to Survival. What’s everyone doing? Collecting resources and defending themselves from zombies, of course!
The NVIDIA SHIELD set-top box has made its way to the Google Store. Starting today, users will be able to buy the new console for $199.
Google officially launched YouTube Gaming today, a new service for easy live-streaming games while chatting with your friends simultaneously. The app is live on Google Play now, in addition it’s also available online at the source link. Read more
Unless you’re in your earlier twenties or younger, chances are you’ve never played a game from Humongous Entertainment. The video game developer is responsible for series like Putt-Putt, Spy Fox, Pajama Sam, and Backyard Sports. Believe me, children loved these games and Humongous Entertainment sold millions of copies throughout the 1990s and into the new millennium.
You can now replay games from Humongous Entertainment, thus reliving your childhood, since the newest Humble Mobile Bundle features their titles.